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August Top Stories in Northbrook

The most read articles on Northbrook Patch from Aug. 2012.

Tori Reese Wilensky, just about 2 years old, beloved daughter of Eric and Heather, loving sister of Jenna and Brandon, passed away on Aug. 6.

Chicago Magazine named  the best among suburban Cook County's top 20 high schools, based on factors such as average student-family income level, graduation rate and school spending per pupil. 

Ronald Christensen, 77, man died of a heart disease after he fell while breaking up a fight between his son and a neighbor on Thornwood Lane. His son was charged with aggravated battery.

The Winnetka native and Loyola Academy alum brought the top medal home to the North Shore.

On Aug. 19, a resident on the 2300 block of Pfingsten arrived home to find her second floor had been ransacked, according to police. While the main floor remained undisturbed, jewelry, a coin jar and a pillowcase were missing from four bedrooms and a closet. Police say entry was gained through a second floor window on the building's south side.

On Aug. 20, a resident on the 2800 block of Farmington arrived home to find the house had been ransacked, according to police. The offender gained entry by prying open a utility room window. It appeared the offender exited through the front door of the house after the incident. Police have not disclosed if anything was missing from the property.

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